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Align with Autumn

  Summer has officially come to an end with the Autumn Equinox marking the first day of Autumn. Last night I threw on an extra blanket and turned off the fan. It’s hard to believe that just a couple weeks ago we were melting in triple digit heat here in the SF bay area. It’s been an adventurous and exciting summer, and unless you plan to chase the sunshine and fly south … it’s time to shift into Autumn. What is the Autumn (fall) equinox? The equinox literally represents the sun being in line with the Earth’s equator. On thisContinue Reading >>

What meditation app should I use?

In 2010 I leaped into my first Vipassana training, at the time I was teaching yoga and running Nutritionize, a nutrition consulting practice… to be honest, life was good… I was on a path of work/life balance and there was little to complain about. After 10 days of silence… I knew it was time to take a detour. You often hear me say “meditation is the missing link” and I believed that with every cell in my body, and still do. At the time no one was talking about meditation except for the crazy people (the only people for me),Continue Reading >>

Mindshift Monday: Becoming..

Welcome to another Monday, are you ready to make shift happen?  P.S. If you’re new to Mindshift Mondays, you can read the back story here.   #MindshiftMantra: Becoming… | Who are you becoming? We’re all on a journey, a path to becoming something, someone, somewhere. Accepting our human-ness along the way. Always a moment away from being the best version of ourselves. Who you are being now creates the path to who you are becoming.     This week create who you are becoming and make shift happen.   

10 days of silence: How vipassana changed my life

And I’m back, day 3 of my August monthly experiment to write and publish a daily blog post. I’ll include these short intros each day to offer an update about how this entire experiment is going so you have an insiders perspective. Why? Because I want you to know that it’s not all butterflies and rainbow, sometimes it’s just pure hell … And sometimes you and I just have to suck it up because we made a commitment. As outsiders looking into someone else’s life all we see is the end product which is often perfectly packaged with a prettyContinue Reading >>

Step into action with the new moon

It’s the new moon today, the first one of Spring and in the Zodiac sign of Aries, therefore harnessing a unique energy for manifestation. I’ve been learning about and living with the moon cycles over the last few years now and it’s been fascinating to observe what happens within and around me during the new and full moon. I’m by no means a master manifester (yet) but my years of mindfulness and yoga training have cultivated my awareness muscle, I guess you could say I’m a master observer. This year I’m working on taking it to the next level by specificallyContinue Reading >>

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